Davenport Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Bank Robbery
DAVENPORT, IA—On September 14, 2015, Adrian Romal Lomas (Lomas), 43, of Davenport, Iowa, was sentenced by Senior United States District Judge James E. Gritzner to 240 months in prison on the charge of bank robbery, announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt. Lomas was also ordered to serve three years’ supervised release following the imprisonment, to pay $3,375 in restitution, and to pay $100 to the Crime Victims Fund.
On Friday, June 6, 2014, Adrian Romal Lomas and a 15-year-old boy entered the federally insured Family Credit Union on Jersey Ridge Road in Davenport at about 2:45 p.m. and robbed it. Lomas was a wearing a dark T-shirt, gloves, sunglasses, a baseball-type cap, and a bandana over his face. He had placed an authentic-looking, imitation firearm in his waistband which he showed the teller before demanding all of the money she had. Lomas made contact with the teller as he reached across the teller’s counter to withdraw some of the money. Lomas placed the money in a backpack that was carried, at first, by the juvenile and then by Lomas. Lomas and the juvenile fled the bank and ran to an awaiting vehicle driven by a third person. Lomas got away with $4,075.00.
Lomas was arrested on June 11, 2014, at a motel in Moline, Illinois.
Trial of the matter commenced on May 19, 2015 in the United States Courthouse in Davenport, Iowa, and the jury returned a guilty verdict on May 22, 2015.
This matter was investigated by the Davenport Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.